If you own a Comet pump and live in a place where the temperature drops below freezing in the winter, then this blog is just for you. Winterizing your Comet pump can help ensure it will be ready to go when the warm weather decides to come back around. Below is a step-by-step guide you can easily follow. This guide will help explain what items are needed, start-to-finish process, and additional tips for winterizing your Comet pump.
Tools Needed to Help Winterize Your Pump
To make this job easier, we have provided a list of tools that you will need before you begin to winterize your Comet pump. This will help you get the job done safe and efficient.
•12” Piece of Garden Hose or equivalent •Funnel •RV Antifreeze (approximately 6 oz.) •Gloves
Add In RV Anti-freeze – Attach garden hose to pump and place the end of the hose into the RV anti-freeze.
flush pump – Keep the trigger of lance depressed. Pull the engine recoil and run unit until RV anti-freeze comes out of the outlet. After completed, turn the unit off.
hold rv anti-freeze – Leave fluid sit in pump over winter months to prevent freezing, cracking and/or drying of seals. Store in a clean and dry place. This will help ensure that your pump will be protected from frost damage.
Storing – Store your equipment in a clean and dry place to help ensure equipment is protected from the weather.